was a reporting fellow at The Texas Tribune in 2020. A graduate of Northwestern Universty, Naomi was the print managing editor at the student-run campus magazine North by Northwestern. She has also worked as an editorial intern at The TRiiBE, a digital media platform in Chicago, and was a mentor for the Medill Media Teens Program.
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